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Elizabeth Adams, MD, Internal Medicine, Lexington, MA


Internal Medicine Lexington, MA

HIV/AIDS Medicine

Senior Medical Consultant, Clinical Trials, Immunology, Vaccinology, Rheumatology

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Education & Training

  • Washington University - Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Washington University - Barnes-Jewish HospitalFellowship, Rheumatology, 1988 - 1992
  • Penn State University
    Penn State UniversityResidency, Internal Medicine, 1985 - 1988
  • VA Community University Mcv Afl HospitalsClass of 1985
  • Johns Hopkins UniversityB.Sc.E., Bioengineering, 1977 - 1981

Certifications & Licensure

  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 1992 - 2022
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1986 - 1988
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • NIH Director Award, for “Execution of Clinical Trials HPTN 052/ACTG 5175 which has changed the face of international HIV Prevention and Treatment 2012
  • Merit Award in recognition for “Contributions to HIV Therapeutics Agenda” NIAID, 2006
  • Eleven Special Act/Service Award 2004
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Publications & Presentations

Journal Articles

  • The immune space: a concept and template for rationalizing vaccine development  
    Manrique A, Adams E, Barouch DH, Fast P, Graham BS, Kim JH, Kublin JG, McCluskey M, Pantaleo G, Robinson HL, Russell N, Snow W, Johnston MI, AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses, 1/1/2014
  • Ethical considerations in HIV prevention and vaccine research in resource-limited settings  
    Garner SA, Anude CJ, Adams E, Dawson L, J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr, 1/1/2014
  • Extended evaluation of the virologic, immunologic, and clinical course of volunteers who acquired HIV-1 infection in a phase III vaccine trial of ALVAC-HIV and AIDSVAX...  
    Rerks-Ngarm S, Paris RM, Chunsutthiwat S, Premsri N, Namwat C, Bowonwatanuwong C, Li SS, Kaewkungkal J, Trichavaroj R, Churikanont N, de Souza MS, Andrews C, Francis D..., J Infect Dis, 1/1/2013
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Books/Book Chapters


  • NIAID: Understanding Autoimmune Diseases 
    Office of Communications (Adams EM), NIAID Brochure

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • French